Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD

Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Santiago Figuereo, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.Read his story

Fibers Neurological Institute

11801 SW 90th St Ste 202

Miami, FL 33186
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Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Preferred Care Partners

Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (6/21/2016)View details
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Figuereo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Herniated Disc Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy With Plating & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Discectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Percutaneous Discectomy
  • Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Figuereo performs Spinal Fusion more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Figuereo's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tumor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

We are committed to offering our patients the most advanced, state-of-the-art neurosurgical procedures for disorders of the spine and brain. Santiago Figuereo, MD brings his unique expertise in minimally invasive neurosurgery procedures of the spine ...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Pennsylvania State University / College of Medicine
Undergraduate School
2003
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1998
Washington University School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Graduate Hospital
Internship Hospital
1989
Republic University
Medical School
2004
2003
1998
1997
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Figuereo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Figuereo

4.0

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
67.56756756756756%
(25)
4 Stars
5.405405405405405%
(2)
3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
8.108108108108109%
(3)
1 Star
16.216216216216218%
(6)

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Dr Santiago saved my life! I was under excrutiating pain, and was very afraid of surgery. He sat with me and my family, thoroughly reviewed various options and made us all feel good with the minimal invasive surgery he suggested. Day after lumbar fusion, I am standing. a couple of weeks after, I am...Read More
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I suffered 1 year of non stop back pain taking all types of drugs getting up at 3am from the pain went to all types of doctors took them the MRI all i heard was you need to strech more then a co worker told me how this Doctor save him from the same i was going through went to see him he look at the...Read More
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If today I can live as a normal person doing simple things like stand up, bend to pick up something, even walk and run is thanks Dr. Santiago Figuereo, had performed an excellent surgery on my L5 hernied disk, that nobody wanted to touch So I do recomend him to anybody that is suffering for...Read More
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I had two surgery's with Dr. Santiago Figuereo and both have been great, first my Neck in Aug. 1, 2016 and then my Lumber which was done in two parts Oct 1, 3, 2016 at Adventure Hospital and I was treated like a King. I have nothing but the best to say about Dr. Figuereo. Carlos Hernandez
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I am trying to be fair but my neck surgery which was done on March 07, 2016, at Aventura Hospital by Dr. S. Figueroa was a colossal failure. To add insult to injury, Advanced Neuro Surgery was notorious for not returning phone calls and flat out lied. I made the biggest mistake of my life letting...Read More
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